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IRENE VECCHI Fencing

Date of birth: 10/06/1989

Place of Birth: Livorno

m. 1,70

kg. 65

Speciality Sabre team

Biography

The 27 year old fencer from Livorno, grown in the club founded by Nedo Nadi, wants to live her second Olympic experience to the fullest. Having set aside her fear for travelling by plane, she flies to Brazil to complete the Italian sabre team. Fencing, at the end of the day, is her life: from when she started practising it with her brother Giulio, who was mad for Zorro. Under her belt, together with an European gold and various bronzes, she has a degree in Political Sciences, with international specialisation. From London 2012, instead, she brought back her love story with coach Marco Ciari. She loves reading and travelling. And a photo with an Olympic medal round her neck would be a nice postcard to send from Rio

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Palmares

Records and medals in international, national and youth competitions

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 21/02/2016
First Club: Circolo Fides Livorno
Club: Fiamme Gialle
First Coach: Nicola Zanotti
Coach: Nicola Zanotti
Other sports: Volleyball
Hobby: Reading, travelling
Relationship Status: Single

Palmares

Olympic Games

6° Londra 2012 – Individuale

World Championship

4° San Pietroburgo 2007 – Squadra
37° San Pietroburgo 2007 – Individuale
10° Antalya 2009 – Individuale
5° Antalya 2009 – Squadra
5° Parigi 2010 – Individuale
7° Parigi 2010 – Squadra
7° Catania 2011 – Squadra
7° Catania 2011 – Individuale
4° Kiev 2012 – Squadra
3° Budapest 2013 – Individuale
4° Budapest 2013 – Squadra
9° Kazan 2014 – Individuale
4° Kazan 2014 – Squadra
5° Mosca 2015 – Squadra
20° Mosca 2015 – Individuale

European Championship

5° Izmir 2006 – Squadra
14° Izmir 2006 – Individuale
4° Gand 2007 – Squadra
21° Gand 2007 – Individuale
6° Kiev 2008 – Squadra
9° Kiev 2008 – Individuale
3° Plovdiv 2009 – Squadra
13° Plovdiv 2009 – Individuale
3° Lipsia 2010 – Squadra
14° Lipsia 2010 – Individuale
1° Sheffield 2011 – Squadra
18° Sheffield 2011 – Individuale
3° Legnano 2012 – Squadra
15° Legnano 2012 – Individuale
3° Zagabria 2013 – Individuale
3° Zagabria 2013 – Squadra
6° Strasburgo 2014 – Squadra
21° Strasburgo 2014 – Individuale
4° Montreux 2015 – Squadra
7° Montreux 2015 – Individuale
5° Torun 2016 - Squadra

World Cup

9° 2008-2009
8° 2009-2010
9° 2010-2011
7° 2011-2012
5° 2012-2013

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